Inflation, CPI (Average) fell to 15.8% in Angola in 2019

Inflation, CPI (Average) (%)
Economy | Angola | May 1, 2020
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Average inflation measured by CPI reached 15.8 % in 2019 in Angola, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 23.0 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Angola reached an all time high of 46.7 % in 1980 and an all time low of 0.073 % in 2014. When compared to Angola's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Botswana amounted to 3.88 %, 5.75 % in Namibia, 8.25 % in Zambia and 13.5 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2019.

Angola has been ranked 10th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Inflation as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly.

Inflation, CPI (Average) Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Angola % 0.317% 20.5% 15.8% 10.9% 8.90%
Botswana % 0.033% 3.79% 3.88% 3.80% 3.90%
Central African Republic % 4.10% 4.02% 3.40% 3.16% 3.02%
Congo % 0.005% 1.24% 2.01% 2.46% 2.76%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 41.5% 23.0% 13.5% 6.70% 5.30%
Namibia % 0.061% 3.51% 5.75% 5.75% 5.75%
South Africa % 0.052% 4.78% 5.27% 5.38% 5.50%
Tanzania % 0.053% 3.80% 4.65% 5.00% 5.00%
Zambia % 0.066% 8.49% 8.25% 8.00% 8.00%
Zimbabwe % 0.009% 3.87% 9.65% 8.70% 6.50%